Snowfall in Stockholm in May? 05/2011

    Center map

    Stockholm – the capital and the largest city of the Kingdom of Sweden. Population is approximately 1 mln inh.
    The first mention as a town is dated back to 1252 and Birger Jarl is attributed as founder.

    1. Stockholm City Hall – one of the main tourist city’s attractions. It was completed by 1923 and made in Romanesque revival style by architect Ragnar Östbergby.

    City Hall
    City Hall
    Stockholm City Hall

    2. Though we came to the city in May, we still managed to get under the heavy snowfall. I had never seen a snow in May before : ) But after all I can conclude that it’s not the rarest condition for this region.

    Stockholm City Hall

    3. Juuust missed the Changing of the Guard ceremony near the Royal Palace which happens from late April till the end of August at around 12 o’clock.

    Royal Palace

    4. One of the numerous small narrow streets in Old Town.

    Gamla stan

    5. Old building of the Stockholm cruise center.

    Stockholm cruise center

    6. Blooming magnolia in early May.


    6. And Blooming sakura near Kungsträdgården subway station.

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